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The Simple Question thats Saves at least 4.9 Hours a Week!
July 19, 2010


Hello . I hope you enjoy this week's tip:
"The Simple Question that Saves at least 4.9 Hrs a Week!"

"Well I have a list for the day," Rob was saying, "but I do so many other things. You know emails, phone calls, or people coming into my office. I suppose I even forget that I have a list. I just sort of move from one thing to the next."

I had just asked Rob how he decides what to do next. Like so many of my clients, Rob describes a reactive approach to his day. He rarely stops and asks himself "what should I do next?".

How effective do you think Rob is if he doesn't ask "what should I do next?"

Not very effective. Rob is probably wasting 2 or 3 or even 4 hours a day on low priority, low impact tasks. Rob then rushes and works late to complete important tasks, which he eventually gets done, but the quality is much lower than Rob is capable of.

Meanwhile Rob is stressed and working much longer hours than he needs to.

Rob (and You) can save hours per week just by asking yourself this question 5 or 6 times a day. "What should I do next?"

The BENEFIT of asking "what should I do next?" is that you stop being reactive and you more spend time on high impact tasks. You save at least 6.5hrs a week and you produce higher quality work.

Have the time of your life this week.

Michael

Michael Erwin http://www.time-management-central.net

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